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15 Best Nha Trang (Viet Nam) Foods & Dishes

Fish vermicelli, seafood, grilled spring rolls, etc., are dishes visitors should try when coming to the coastal city of Nha Trang.

Nha Trang City is one of the famous tourist cities for its bays, islands and clear blue beaches. The cuisine in this locality is also diverse; many dishes are combined with seafood, creating its characteristics. Visitors who can come to Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa should pay attention to these dishes.

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Fish noodles

Fish noodle soup is a dish sold all day in the coastal city of Nha Trang. The broth is cooked from fish; the water is light, sweet, not fishy and low in fat. Fish noodles are small and soft, combining many ingredients such as tuna, jellyfish, and fish cakes. Served with raw vegetables. Visitors who want more flavor can add a cup of chili fish sauce to serve with vermicelli. The average price of a bowl of fish noodles ranges from 25,000 to 50,000 VND

Suggested address: Nguyen Loan fish noodle - 123 Ngo Gia Tu; Nam Beo fish noodle soup - Lot B2 Cho Dam Apartment, Phan Boi Chau Street.


Nha Trang is famous for fresh and diverse seafood. Visitors can enjoy many kinds of shrimp, squid, and sea urchins with many ways of processing. If you don't have time, you can go to famous restaurants and pubs along the beach and riverside in the city to eat seafood. In addition, visitors can enjoy seafood through package tours to visit bays and islands, such as Diep Son Island cluster and Binh Hung Island, and experience scuba diving to shoot fish and bring it ashore for processing. The seafood price is also diverse; from low to high, finance can be met.

Suggested address: Seafood Thanh Suong 2, 9A Tran Phu Street; 5 Hung Seafood, 206/34 April Hai Street

Baked rolls

Grilled spring rolls in Nha Trang are one of the famous dishes and have their characteristics compared to other regions in Vietnam. The spring rolls are from pureed pork, combined with spices and then molded into a medium-yellow roasting stick. When eaten, spring rolls will be served with the ram, raw vegetables, and sweet and sour vegetables wrapped in thin rice paper. After that, the rolled spring rolls will be brushed into a special yellow, thick sauce cooked from glutinous rice seeds, soaked minced meat, and other ingredients. Depending on each person's taste, add chili and fish sauce to increase the meal's flavor. On average, a grilled spring roll for one person costs 30,000 VND

Suggested address: Dang Van Quyen grilled spring rolls, 16A Lan Ong Street; Phu Phuong grilled spring rolls, 319 Le Hong Phong

Squid pancakes

Along the area near the Ponagar tower, there are many seafood pancakes; many locals are still interested in squid pancakes. The pancakes have a diameter of more than half a hand; the filling is whole squid rice (also known as egg squid), bean sprouts, and onions fried in oil molds. The cake will be served with raw vegetables and dipped in chili fish sauce. Some people think that squid with eggs, when eaten, "will have a characteristic aroma, sweet and greasy taste". To create variety for the menu, many restaurant owners also combine squid pancakes with shrimp, pork, or quail eggs. The price of each cake is from 5,000-10,000 VND.

Suggested address: along Thap Ba route, Nha Trang city

Squid hotpot

Guests can choose to have dinner with a squid hotpot. Squid hotpot broth is low in fat, sweet and sour from vegetables such as pineapple and tomato and mildly spicy from chili. The squid is arranged on a plate; the meat is fresh and delicious. When the hot pot is boiling, put the squid and vegetables in it; when it's cooked, take it out and serve it with chili fish sauce, vermicelli, and hot broth. Depending on each person's taste, you can order more parts of cobia, shrimp dipped in squid hotpot. Each squid hot pot costs from 150,000-200,000 VND.

Suggested address: Dai Lanh squid hotpot, To Huu Street, Nha Trang City.

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